Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Valentine with Perfect Pearls and Blockheads Stamps

Hi Dreamers!
I am back after a few days off.  Spent Saturday shopping with my buddy, Sharon,.--Very fun.  Relaxed on Sunday and got a few things ready for Card Ministry, which was Monday night.  Hubby is home and not feeling well.  Some kind of bug, we think.  I made a big pot of chicken soup for him yesterday.  That always makes him feel better.

For the month of February, the Blockheads Design Team will be showing a few ways to use Perfect Pearls.  Blockheads is now carrying Perfect Pearls in the individual pots in some pretty new colors.  I used Sunflower Sparkle to make a shimmery spray!  And, since Valentines's day is next week, I went with a Valentine's/Love theme.

Materials List:
Stamps: Large Damask single (also available on the Feeling Regal Set),  Love and Romance Half Sheet all from Blockheads
Inks: Onyx Black Versa Fine, Barn Door and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink: Spun Sugar Distress Re-inker
Sunflower Sparkle Perfect Pearls
Mini Misters
Spray bottle with water
Cardstock: red, black, white


  • Make the Perfect Pearls Shimmer Spray: In a Mini Mister put a couple pinches of Perfect Pearls, three drops of Spun Sugar re-inker, and water.  Shake
  • Make card base from red CS
  • To make the background: Ink the Large Damask stamp with Barn Door ink--spray the inked stamp with water --- just a few spritzes.  Now stamp onto the white CS  --gives a nice muted image. 

  • Distress the white CS with Frayed Burlap ink.  
  • Spray with the Perfect Pearls Shimmer mist and let dry or dry with heat tool.
  • Stamp "Valentine" with Onyx Black ink
  • Stamp  heart (from Love and Romance Set) with Barn Door ink; cut out and distress with Frayed Burlap
  • Add to card with dimensionals.

Can you see the lovely shimmer the spray makes??!!  By making my own spray, I can have any color and intensity I like!  How fun is that??!!

And why not a few challenges!!
Pause, Dream, Enjoy: mostly red
Simon Says stamp: anything goes
Cheerful Stamp pad: Heart

Hope you are having a great day!  I will be back tomorrow with more Valentine's day inspiration!!
Love ya.


  1. Love that damask look... Sounds as though you've had a restful few days, and I hope the chicken soup does its work!
    Alison x

  2. Such a BEAUTIFUL Card!Great Job!
    Thank you for joining us at PDE "Mainly Red" Challenge.
    PDE DT


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